Consider the types of threats America now faces from both nation-states and increasingly non-state actors like ISIS. In general, what foreign policy approach do you think the United States should take? Why?

The United States’ foreign policy until the end of the nineteenth century was largely focused on isolationism. Over the years, with American involvement in World War I, World War II, and the Cold War, the American footprint in international affairs expanded, but there was still a general policy of deterrence. However, after 9/11 President Bush […]